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KeeP It Folk featuring Tim Laycock 28th Nov 2018

Becky’s guest is Tim Laycock, director of the Ridgeway Singers and Band. Visit https://ridgewaysingersandband.wordpress.com/ for more details.

Christmas concert dates as follows:

  • West Bay 7th December 2018
  • West Lulworth 9th December
  • Winterbourne Kingston 14th December
  • Charlton Down 16th December

Their new CD will be available at all venues @ £10 or by post @ £11 (inc p & p) – please contact Mike Lofthouse, mikelofthouse@btinternet.com, 01305 265374.

 


Dorchester Remembers 2018

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Our coverage of the Remembrance occasion in Dorchester. The Service of Remembrance was preceded by the reading of a specially composed poem by local writer Sue Worth which you will hear in the recording below. You can read a transcript of the poem here. The service was followed by a live report from Whitehall, London, by Peter Foster.

More information about ‘Homecoming’


Homecoming

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Homecoming looks at how Dorchester remembers the end of the War to End All Wars by looking at life in the town around 11th November 1918. Exhibits from many local history groups and individuals are supported by entertainment from local artists and school choirs. Featured in this programme are Manor Park First School and St Osmund’s Middle School who re-enact some of the songs from their play ‘When the Men Marched Away’ and songs sung in Birmingham at a national competition. Andy Worth talks to some of the exhibitors, such as the curator of the Keep Military Museum and the Society of Dorset Men and re-learns how to play conkers and blow football. This is a journey into Dorchester’s past brought forward to today.

Lest we forget.


Faith Communities Together Service 7th Oct 2018

Recorded at The Islamic Centre, Dorchester. Sponsored by Churches Together in the Dorchester Area and supported by Dorchester Town Council, this service draws together the faith communities in Dorchester as we listen to each other and share fellowship. Represented in this service are the Muslim, Buddhist, Jewish, Christian, Hindu, Sikh and Quaker communities.

Whilst listening to the service you may like to follow the full text of the service which can be viewed here

Outside broadcast production by Andy Worth, Andy Venton and Rob Mott.


More from the Dorset County Show 2018

Our coverage of the 2018 Dorset County Show gets even better with three more interviews by Peter and Heather Foster featuring more of Joseph’s Amazing Camels, the all new Fabulous Food & Farming display and the Air Training Corps.


Dorset County Show 2018

KeeP 106 reporters were in attendance at this year’s show supplying interviews and commentary into a live programme. Below are some of the reports.

UPDATE 07/09/18: 3 new additions to this collection:


Brewery Square 10th Anniversary Celebrations

Photo of KeeP 106 OB car at Brewery Square 10th anniversary eventKeeP 106 was at Brewery Square on the 8th August to join in the celebrations for their 10th anniversary (yes, it really is ten years since it all started!). You can listen again to our live broadcast here.

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The Launch Show

An edited version of the launch programme broadcast at Midday on 28th July 2018. Join Rob Mott and the team of presenters along with a number of guests.